Railway Minister – IMPORTANT AND SIGNIFICANT ANNOUNCEMENTS

March 25, 2017, 12:50 PM

Hon’ble Railway Minister made a few number of important and significant announcements on the occasion. (i)                Priority to be given to women self-help groups for selling of their local products through online marketing wing of Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation. The services of NABARD would also be engaged in this regard. (ii)              Local and popular Odia cuisine would be introduced in online e-catering system. (iii)            Priority to be given to selling of tribal products and Handlooms & Handicrafts in Railways. (iv)            A full-fledged and beautiful station building  should come-up

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70% LGS Quota के तहत सहायक कार्मिक अधिकारी (ग्रुप ‘बी’), पीबी-२, ९३००-३४८००+४८०० जीपी (लेवल-८) के रिक्त पदों के चयन के सम्बन्ध में
March 25, 2017

70% LGS Quota के तहत सहायक कार्मिक अधिकारी (ग्रुप 'बी'), पीबी-२, ९३००-३४८००+४८०० जीपी (लेवल-८) के रिक्त पदों के चयन के पूर्व अजा/अजजा वर्ग के

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भारतीय रेल के संबंध में 21 आश्चर्यजनक तथ्य
March 26, 2017

यहां हम जानकारी दे रहे हैं दुनिया के तीसरे सबसे बड़े रेलवे नेटवर्क भारतीय रेल के कुछ ऐसे आश्चर्यजनक तथ्यों के बारे में जो आपको शायद

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अब तत्काल टिकट कैंसिल करवाने पर वापस मिलेगी 50 फीसद रकम
March 25, 2017

नई दिल्ली। अब तक तत्काल टिकट पर ज्यादा पैसा लगने से परेशान रेल यात्रियों के लिए एक अच्छी खबर है। जानकारी के अनुसार अब उन्हें तत्काल

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टी.आर.डी. विभाग में टेक्नी. संवर्ग का पदोन्नति एवं पदस्थी आदेश तत्काल प्रभाव से प्रभावशील जारी
March 26, 2017

टी.आर.डी. विभाग में टेक्नी. संवर्ग का पदोन्नति एवं पदस्थी आदेश तत्काल प्रभाव से प्रभावशील होने हेतु

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“Railway Guard” की दास्तान
March 26, 2017

  🔺मुहावरो के नए शैक्षिक अर्थ - Railway Guard  🔺 🔸01. सुख की जान दुःख में डालना = Guard की   नौकरी ज्वाइन करना। 🔸02. आ बैल मुझे मार = Dy. /Contrlerसे पंगा

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यातायात विभाग में शंटिंग मास्टर-II पीबी-I वे.मा.रु.५२००-२०२००+२४०० जीपी (लेवल-४) के रिक्त पदों को चयन के माध्यम से भरने हेतु लिखित परीक्षा I
March 26, 2017

यातायात विभाग में शंटिंग मास्टर-II पीबी-I वे.मा.रु.५२००-२०२००+२४०० जीपी (लेवल-४) के रिक्त पदों को चयन के माध्यम से भरने हेतु लिखित परीक्षा

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Net Profit of IRCTC
March 24, 2017

The net profit of Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation Limited (IRCTC) has grown to ₹ 189 crore in Financial Year 2015-16 as against ₹ 131 crore in Financial Year 2014-15. It is a growth of 44%. During the year 2015-16, a total of ₹ 24,023 crore has been collected towards the sale of train tickets through IRCTC portal. The

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GOOD NEWS – NEW UNRESERVED DAILY EXPRESS TRAIN BETWEEN SOLAPUR –MIRAJ
March 25, 2017

Shri Suresh Prabhu, Hon’ble Minister of Railways recently flagged off Miraj - Solapur Unreserved Daily Express train. The details of regular services of this train as under- 11309/11310 Solapur – Miraj - Solapur Unreserved Express (Daily) Train No. 11309 leaving Solapur at 06.00 hrs daily from 19.3.2017 and arriving Miraj at 12.15 hrs same

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“हेलो बॉस, मुझे टेररिस्ट ने पकड़ लिया है…
March 26, 2017

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For Railways, AC 3-tier is the only coach on profit track
March 27, 2017

These bogies carry more passengers than other AC segments put together NEW DELHI, MARCH 26:   The AC 3-tier passenger segment is turning out to be a money-spinner for the Railways, which explains why the national transporter is focussing on it. For instance, the Railways has introduced Humsafar trains, which have only AC 3-tier

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Digital platform to help railways save ₹60,000 crore: Suresh Prabhu
March 28, 2017

Entire operations can be monitored on a single platform Indian Railways will invest about ₹12,000 crore in developing a common digital platform for integrating information from all its departments leading to savings of about ₹60,000 crore, said Suresh Prabhu, Railway Minister. “In the last Rail Budget, I had announced an Enterprise

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W.RLY TO RUN SUPERFAST HOLIDAY SPECIAL TRAIN FROM BANDRA TERMINUS TO BIKANER
March 25, 2017

For the convenience of passengers during the summer vacation and with a view to clear the extra rush, Weekly Superfast Special train o­n Special fare will be run between Bandra Terminus & Bikaner with effect from 12thApril, 2017 to 29th June, 2017. The details of the train is as under:- Train No. 09011 / 09012 Bandra Terminus –

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Without Guard Trains – End to Train Telemetry (EoTT) Device in Trains
March 24, 2017

The Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India Ltd. (DFCCIL) is an infrastructure provider. End to Train Telemetry (EoTT) device is an alternative of running trains without guard on an exclusive freight corridor. (b): Dedicated Freight Corridor (DFC) has been envisaged to be free from level crossings gates, to help enhance the operational

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देश का पहला प्रायवेट स्टेशन बना हबीबगंज HABIBGANJ BECOMES THE FIRST PRIVATE STATION OF THE COUNTRY
March 24, 2017

Bhopal: Habibganj became the first private station in the country. On Thursday, the Railways handed over all rights to Avane to private company Bansal Hathway Private Limited on Thursday. Now the Railways will be responsible only for the operation of the train. Significantly, Railways has tied up with private company Bansal to make Habibganj

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28 Special Trains between Secunderabad and Raxaul via Allahabad, Varanasi, Patna
March 26, 2017

In order to clear extra rush of passengers during summer, South Central Railway will run twenty eight Special Trains between Secunderabad and Raxaul as detailed below:- Accordingly, Train No. 07091 Secunderabad - Raxaul Special train will depart Secunderabad at 21:40 hrs o­n 28thMarch, 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th April, 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th May,

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INTRODUCTION OF LOKMANYA TILAK TERMINUS -TATANAGAR ANTYODAYA EXPRESS BI-WEEKLY
March 25, 2017

Shri Suresh Prabhu, Hon’ble Minister of Railways recently flagged off Inaugural special of Lokmanya Tilak Terminus - Tatanagar Antyodaya Unreserved Superfast Express (bi-weekly). The details of regular services of this train will run as under- 22885/22886 Lokmanya Tilak Terminus - Tatanagar - Lokmanya Tilak Terminus Antyodaya Express Unreserved

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NEW TRAIN – LOKMANYA TILAK TERMINUS – LUCKNOW AC SUPERFAST EXP WEEKLY
March 25, 2017

INTRODUCTION OF LOKMANYA TILAK TERMINUS - LUCKNOW AC SUPERFAST EXPRESS WEEKLY -Bookings open from 24.3.2017 Shri Suresh Prabhu, Hon’ble Minister of Railways recently announced introduction of Lokmanya Tilak Terminus - Lucknow Air-conditioned Superfast Express (weekly). The details of regular services of this train will run as

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Movies on Wheels: Indian Railways to show films onboard Dawn of a new digital era and technological conveience
March 28, 2017

As part of a proposed non-fare revenue policy by Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu floated in January to incorporate the digital medium for upgrading the quality of services provided. In a desperate attempt to revamp the Indian Railways and its services, the Union Ministry with the support of the Railway Minister, Suresh Prabhu resolved to

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W.RLY TO RUN SPECIAL TRAIN FROM AHMEDABAD TO CHENNAI CENTRAL (via Vasai Road)
March 25, 2017

For the convenience of passengers during the summer vacation and with a view to clear the extra rush, Weekly Special train o­n Special fare will be run between Ahmedabad to Chennai Central (Via Vasai Road) with effect from 1stApril, 2017 to 26th June, 2017. The details of the train are as under:- Train No. 06046 / 06045 Ahmedabad –

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SPECIAL TRAIN FROM SAINAGAR SHIRDI TO MADURAI
March 25, 2017

Railways have decided to run a special train between Sainagar Shirdi and Madurai to clear the extra rush of passengers. The details are as under: 06941 special will leave Sainagar Shirdi at 1910  hrs o­n 25.03.2017 and arrive Pandharpur at 03.00 hrs o­n 26.03.2017 06942 special will depart from Pandharpur at 1855 hrs o­n 26.03.2017 and

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Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Recruitment 2017: Interview List Announced For Assistant Manager Post
March 26, 2017

NEW DELHI: Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Limited has released the GD/ interview list for recruitment to the post of Assistant Manager- Electrical, Signal & Telecom and Civil. The interview has been scheduled for April 2017. Candidates have been selected on the basis of their performance in the written test held on27 November 2016. It should be

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NEW LHB RAKES FOR DHAKA-KOLKATA MAITREE EXPRESS
March 25, 2017

In order to provide more passenger amenities and safety, the conventional rake of 13109/13110 Kolkata- Dhaka Cantt. & 13107/13108 Dhaka- Kolkata Maitree Express Trains will be converted into complete Air-Conditioned LHB (Linke Hofmann Busch) rakes with effect from 14thApril 2017.           Consequently the trains will have 4 First AC

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Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu, Hon’ble Minister for Railways presents the Prestigious “GreenCo – Silver Certification Award” to Shri Vinod Kumar Yadav, GM, SCR
March 26, 2017

Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu, Hon’ble Minister for Railways presented the prestigious “GreenCo – Silver Rating” Certification award of Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) awarded to Carriage Workshop, Lallaguda o­n South Central Railway to Shri Vinod Kumar Yadav, General Manager, SCR at a function held at Railway Board, New Delhi today

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SHRI S.N. AGRAWAL TAKES OVER AS THE NEW GENERAL MANAGER OF EASTERN RAILWAY
March 25, 2017

Shri S.N.Agrawal has taken over as the General Manager of Eastern Railway w.e.f. 22.3.2017, in addition to General Manager, South Eastern Railway. Prior to his posting as General Manager, South Eastern Railway, Shri Agrawal was posted as Principal Chief Engineer, Western Railway, Mumbai. Shri S. N. Agrawal, a Civil Engineer, belongs to the

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RAILWAY PROJECTS AND EXTENSION OF TRAINS INAUGURATED BY RAILWAY MINISTER SURESH PRABHU
March 25, 2017

Railway Minister Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu has inaugurated various infrastructure related Railway Projects and extension of Trains from Bhubaneswar Railway Station through video conferencing in presence of Shri Naveen Patnaik, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Odisha, Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, Hon’ble Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for

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SUMMER SPECIAL TRAIN
March 28, 2017

<span "arial","sans-serif";="" font-size:="" 12pt;="" mso-fareast-font-family:="" "times="" new="" roman";="" mso-bidi-font-weight:="" bold;'="">The following summer special train will be run to clear the extra rush of traffic Special fare special train from Ernakulam to Yesvantpur Train No.06548 Ernakulam – Yesvantpur special fare

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SUPERFAST WEEKLY SPECIAL TRAINS BETWEEN PUNE AND BILASPUR
March 25, 2017

Central Railway has decided to run Superfast weekly special trains o­n special charges between Pune and Bilaspur to clear the extra rush of passengers during Summer Season 2017. The details are as under: 02043 Superfast weekly special will leave Pune at 09.10 hrs o­n every Tuesday from 4.4.2017 to 27.6.2017 (13 trips) and arrive Bilaspur at

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ROAD TRAFFIC CLOSED FOR URGENT REPAIRS TO GIRDERS OF MILAN SUBWAY
March 25, 2017

The Milan Subway No. 31 at Km 18/10-11 between Santacruz – Vile Parle stations will be remained closed for road traffic with effect from 00.00 hrs of 1st/2ndApril, 2017 to 00.00 hrs of 2nd / 3rd April, 2017 for urgent repairing of UP & DOWN fast lines by lifting of girders. Accordingly, the road traffic will be diverted via adjoining flyover

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Railway to have integrated software for instant data collection
March 27, 2017

Software will use digital technology for better connectivity of goods and services with the market The railways is firming up an integrated software, a first-of-its-kind for the national carrier, for data collection in fastest possible time. Various functions of the railways such as passenger reservation, movement of goods trains and

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Ten Special Trains to Ajmer Urs Festival
March 26, 2017

For the convenience of pilgrims attending 805thAnnual Urs festival at Ajmer, South Central Railway will run  ten Special trains from various destinations o­n SCR such as Hyderabad, Kacheguda, Nellore, Machilipatnam and Nanded to Ajmer and back as per the following schedule:- Tr. No. 07125/07126 Hyderabad-Ajmer-Hyderabad Urs Special

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Minister of Railways inaugurates Conference on Digital Railways for Digital India
March 28, 2017

A conference under the theme “IR-One ICT (One Information and Communication Technology) Building Digital Railway for Digital India” was organized on 27.03.2017 at National Rail Museum Auditorium, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi. The conference was inaugurated by Minister of Railways Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu. Shri Rajen Gohain, Minister of state

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Indian Railway Finance Corporation (IRFC) declares Highest ever Interim Dividend of Rs. 340 Crore
March 28, 2017

A PSU under Ministry of Railways, Indian Railway Finance Corporation (IRFC) has declared highest ever interim dividend of Rs.340 Crore for the Financial Year 2016-17. With this the cumulative dividend payout to Indian Railways has reached Rs.2750 Crore. Minister of Railways Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu accepted the dividend cheque from Shri SK

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“Automatic Coach Paint Booth” Inaugurated by Shri Vinod Kumar Yadav, General Manager, SCR
March 26, 2017

Shri Vinod Kumar Yadav, General Manager, South Central Railway inaugurated the “Automatic Coach Paint Booth System” at the Carriage Workshop, Lallaguda, Secunderabadtoday i.e., 20thMarch, 2017. He inspected the Lallaguda Carriage Workshop to study the work practices being maintained here. The Carriage Workshop, Lallaguda has modernized its

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दक्षिण मध्‍य रेलवे राजभाषा में उत्‍कृष्‍ट कार्य कर रही है -विनोद कुमार यादव, महाप्रबंधक
March 26, 2017

दक्षिण मध्‍य रेलवे में राजभाषा में उत्‍कृष्‍ट कार्य हो रहा है. विशेषकर तकनीकी तथा जनता से संबंधित जानकारियों का प्रदर्शन अत्‍यंत

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SCR Wins 75th All India Inter Railway Men Hockey Championship
March 26, 2017

The South Central Railway Men Hockey Team bagged Championship Trophy at the 75thAll India Inter Railway Hockey championship held at Guwahati. Shri Vinod Kumar Yadav, General Manager, South Central Railway congratulated the team members for the achievement. The South Central Railway Men Hockey team participated in the 75th All India Inter Railway

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INSPECTION OF THE NEWLY LAID 4TH RAILWAY LINE BETWEEN TIRUVOTTIYUR – ENNORE AND SPEED TRIAL
March 28, 2017

Commissioner of Railway Safety, Southern Circle, Bangalore will inspect the newly laid 4th railway line between Tiruvottiyur – Ennore railway stations o­n 25thMarch, 2017. Furthermore, the Commissioner of Railway Safety, Southern Circle, Bangalore will also conduct a high speed trial run between Tiruvottiyur – Ennore railway stations o­n

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VALSAD – HARIDWAR WEEKLY EXPRESS TO HALT AT DAHOD STATION
March 25, 2017

ON EXPERIMENTAL BASIS W.E.F 28.03.2017 For the convenience of passengers, Ministry of Railways has decided to provide stoppage to Train No. 12911 /12912 Valsad – Haridwar Weekly Express at DAHOD station o­n experimental basis for six months w.e.f  28/03/2017. Accordingly, Train No. 12911 Valsad – Haridwar Weekly Express will reach Dahod

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VARIOUS ORGANISATIONS AND ASSOCIATIONS MET HON’BLE MINISTER OF RAILWAYS:
March 25, 2017

Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu was handed over a number of public demands from Various Associations, Organisations and individuals. Hon’ble Minister of Railways took all the demands from the various organisations and promised to examine each of the demands in detail. Hon’ble MLA, Jharsuguda Shri Naba Kishore Das met Hon’ble Railway Minister

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Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu, Hon’ble Minister for Railways to Commission various Rail Infra Developmental Works on SCR
March 26, 2017

South Central Railway is witness to a transformation that is set to show case all round development of Railways o­n its network. In tune with the thrust o­n Indian Railways, the Zone is firmly o­n track in its commitment to serve the public, in particular the rail customers with a single minded aim to provide services that set new standards.

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Indian Railways will setup Wi-Fi kiosks at 500 railway stations
March 27, 2017

Aiming to provide connectivity in remote areas, Railways will set up Wi-Fi hotspot kiosks at about 500 stations and help people access an array of online services, including various government schemes. Christened as Railwire Saathi, the Wi-Fi kiosks will function like a PCO for Digital India and enable people to use services like e-commerce,

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PERAMBUR CARRIAGE & WAGON WORKSHOP BAGS PRESTIGIOUS GREENCO BRONZE CERTIFICATION
March 28, 2017

<span "century="" gothic","sans-serif";="" font-size:="" 12pt;="" mso-fareast-font-family:="" "times="" new="" roman";="" mso-bidi-font-family:="" roman";'="">Shri Vashishta Johri, General Manager, Southern Railway, received the Greenco Bronze shield from Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu, Hon’ble Union Minister of Railways o­n behalf of

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Special Trains between H.S.Nanded and AJNI augmented with Two more Sleeper Class coaches
March 26, 2017

Train No.07629/07630 H.S.Nanded - Ajni –H.S.Nanded Special train is augmented with Two more Sleeper Class Coaches in order to clear extra rush of Passengers during summer and other details are mentioned as below. Accordingly, Train No. 07629 H.S.Nanded - Ajni Special train will depart H.S.Nandedat 22:45 hrs o­n 20th,27thMarch; 3rd, 10th, 17th,

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Ro-Ro Freight Service in Indian Railways
March 25, 2017

Roll-on-Roll-off (RO-RO) service was initially introduced on Konkan Railway during the year 1999. Since then, the service is running on Konkan Railway on Diesel route. On electrified routes, there are operational constraints for running of Ro-Ro service due to Over Head Equipment (OHE). However, during the recent past, trial run of

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CHENNAI DIVISION’S 147TH DRUCC MEETING HELD
March 28, 2017

The 147th Divisional Railway Users’ Consultative Committee (DRUCC) Meeting was conducted by Chennai Division under the Chairmanship of Shri Anupam Sharma, Divisional railway Manager, Chennai Division o­n 23.03.2017 and this is the 6th meeting during tenure between 01.08.2014 and 30.09.2017.  Shri A.L. Prabhakar, ADRM / I / MAS, Shri P. Kishore

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SCR’s Golfer, A. Ravi wins “Golf Buddies International Golf Tournament”
March 26, 2017

Ace Golfer, A. Ravi of South Central Railway added yet another Trophy to his name by winning the “Golf Buddies International Golf Tournament” held at Bison Environment andTraining Park, Bollarum, Hyderabad o­n 18th& 19th March, 2017. He was a part of the South Central Railway Team of Golfer’s – Shri Arjun Mundiya, Shri K. P. Somkuwar,

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Indian Railways plans to save Rs 41,000 crore by switching to solar energy
March 27, 2017

Indian Railways aims to save Rs 41,000 crore (over $6 billion) on electricity expenses by switching over to solar energy over the next 10 years, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu announced on Saturday. He said the Ministry of Railways had prepared ‘Mission 41K’ to save electricity consumption charges by betting big on solar energy. He was

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Gravy train: 6 more railway stations to get food plazas
March 27, 2017

CHENNAI: Six more Southern Railway stations will have food plazas, with Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) coming up with plans to widen its passengers' food options. The railways had proposed to set up the food plazas first at the Trichy and Madurai stations. Officials on Saturday opened the Trichy station outlet. In the

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Now Kacheguda Railway Station is Environmental Friendly De-compost Machine & Disposable Water Bottle Crushing Machines Installed
March 26, 2017

South Central Railway has become pioneer o­n Indian Railways by taking up several environment friendly initiatives. Kacheguda station has earned another distinction by taking up Environmental Friendly measures to ensure cleanliness. As part of the same, all the Bio Waste generated at the Kacheguda station and Kacheguda Railway Colony are

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POS Machines at Rail Reservation Counters
March 24, 2017

With a view to promoting cashless transaction, it has been decided to install 10,000 Point of Sale (POS) machines in association with State Bank of India at various locations of Indian Railways including ticket counters of Indian Railways.             At present, more than 4000 POS machines have been installed across Zonal

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LOKMANYA TILAK TERMINUS – SAWANTWADI WEEKEND SPECIAL TRAINS
March 25, 2017

Central Railway will run Two Weekend Special Trains between Lokmanya Tilak Terminus and Sawantwadi Road o­n special charges o­nto clear the extra rush of passengers.The details are as under: Train No. 01167  Lokmanya Tilak Terminus - Sawantwadi Road Weekend Special will leave Lokmanya Tilak Terminus at 05.33 hrs o­n 25.3.2017  and will

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1 अप्रैल से बदल जाएंगे इनकम टैक्स (Income Tax) से जुड़े ये 10 नियम
March 28, 2017

पिछले बुधवार को लोकसभा ने वित्त विधेयक पास कर दिया. इसी के साथ ही बजट संबंधी सत्र 2017-18 की प्रक्रिया पूरी हो गई. चूंकि वित्त विधेयक,

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